University of Utah Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Lecturer) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Lecturer)

Department 01684 - MHA PROGRAM

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin August 1, 2017


CAREER-LINEFACULTYPOSITION(non-tenure-track) in theMHAProgram at the Eccles School of Business of the University of Utah ( TheMHAProgram seeks to fill a career-line, non-tenure track, faculty position in healthcare administration starting August 2017. Successful candidates will hold a master’s degree in an appropriate area related to healthcare administration and have significant experience in healthcare administration.

Candidates with expertise in healthcare leadership, management, finance, accounting, operations, economics and/or data analytics are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring students, and experience with online course delivery. Candidates with extensive and progressively more responsible practical work experience in healthcare will be preferred.

TheMHAProgram faculty include tenure track and non-tenure track as well as adjunct faculty. This group of scholars has high level healthcare administration and educational administration experience. Our faculty have earned prestigious awards in recognition of their exceptional teaching, outstanding service, and commitment to ethics. This group of faculty supports an active student association, a growing alumni association, a mentor program, and participation by student teams in multiple regional and national healthcare case competitions.

The Master of Healthcare Administration program has expanded its offerings to include a newMHAdegree and a Graduate Business Studies Certificate in Healthcare Administration to complement its current jointMHA/MBA,MHA/MPH, andMHA/MPAdegrees. The program is also planning expansion into an ExecutiveMHAprogram. To meet the needs of the expanding programs, the Eccles School is seeking a full-time faculty member to begin August 2017. Appointment to be made in the academic department most closely related to the candidate’s training and experience. Primary responsibilities will be teaching and mentoring in theMHAprograms and other program support as needed.

The Eccles School isAACSBaccredited and ranked as 54th in U.S. News and World Reports. TheMHAprogram, accredited byCAHME, is a young program with significant growth potential. TheMHAcurriculum is interdisciplinary and is supported by the School of Medicine, including the Departments of Population Health Sciences, BioInformatics, and the Division of Public Health. Courses offered by the College of Social and Behavioral Science and the College of Law are also included in theMHAcurricula.

The University of Utah Hospital and Clinics is a national leader among academic medical centers, having been in the Top Ten for seven consecutive years. A close relationship withUUHCprovides strong internship and career placement opportunities for students. Salt Lake City is a vibrant healthcare environment with organizations such as Intermountain Healthcare,IASIS,HCAMountain Star, and Veterans Administration Healthcare. Executives from these organizations contribute to theMHAprogram as adjunct faculty, guest lecturers, mentors, preceptors, and Community Advisory Board members.

Review will begin July 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Interested individuals should submit (1) a letter indicating interest, (2) a CV, (3) three letters of recommendation, (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations). Please direct any questions to Dr. Debra Scammon (

Open Date 05/31/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00116CF

Type Faculty